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North6 Project

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A few months back, the two professional alpinists and Salewa athletes Simon Gietl and Roger Schäli set an ambitious goal. Together they plan to climb and link together the six great north faces of the Alps – non-stop and by fair means.

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My Red Bull X-Alps

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It’s been an eventful year for Thomas Friedrich. The 20-year-old paraglider from Graz had a dream come true this summer when he took part in the Red Bull X-Alps.

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2020-07-10 09:00:00

Mark Oberlechner: About Me

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After many years and countless climbing trips, for the more curious among us, there comes a point when we start to wonder what else our local mountains have to offer. What else can we add to the mix? And so, of course, the idea of paragliding comes to mind...

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2020-07-07 11:00:00

Stop Dreaming, Start Planning

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Most things I had planned this spring and summer have either been cancelled or have needed some heavy adaption: I'd hoped to compete in at least two hike and fly races, two Wolrd Cup events, and our US Nationals events. This new reality needed a little change in plans.

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2020-06-30 11:00:00

Danilo Sartore Bivouac

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The forecast for the next few hours is rain. A lot of rain. But we really want to get away and go back to the mountains. What should we do? Head up anyway or sit this one out?

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2020-06-24 11:00:00

A Trekking Adventure: The Corsican journey

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Of course, there are thousands of places where you can experience the wild beauty of nature without going very far from home. Between France and Italy, in the middle of the Mediterranean, there is an island that perfectly embodies this wild splendour: Corsica.

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2020-06-11 09:00:00

Anna Stöhr: La Résistance

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Last week I climbed one of the routes I’ve dreamt about: La Résistance” at Schleier Wasserfall. This route means a lot to me because I was not sure if it would work.

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2020-05-05 09:00:00

TREKKING THE RIDGE OF UČKA, CROATIA

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We were in Učka Nature Park. Trekking the entire ridge of this promontory had been in our plans for at least a couple of years.

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2020-04-20 17:00:00

A SPEED HIKING ADVENTURE:
IT’S NOT A GAME

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It would be unimaginable that people whose job it is to develop, design and create tools to live your dreams in the mountains were not themselves eager to spend in the mountains as much time as possible.

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2020-04-04 08:00:00

ANTIFRAGILITY

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Sometimes life calls us to face challenges which we would never have wanted to deal with. You can run away, or else you can tackle your fears. That is how tragedies become legends.

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2020-04-01 10:00:00

THERE IS NOBODY

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There are moments in which you have to dig deep within yourself. This can only happen when you climb up a mountain, on your own.

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2020-02-19 08:00:00

THE WOMAN WHO WALKED THROUGH TIME

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In the summer of 2019 Zelzin Aketzalli became the first Mexican Citizen to complete the thru-hiking Triple Crown in North America.

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